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Project Planner

  • Salary

    Comprehensive Package and Benefits
  • Education level

    Bachelor's Degree

One of the largest and most experienced planning practices in Ireland, is hiring a Project Planner. This is due to an increase in demand for their services where they will be working on exciting projects in the following areas: Commercial Development, Residential, Renewable Energy and Infrastructure.

The successful candidate would be expected to:

  • Have a qualification in Town Planning (IPI or RTPI Accredited)
  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working ideally in planning consultancy or similar.
  • Have excellent report writing skills.
  • Lead on medium to large scale planning projects from inception to completion.
  • Mentor junior members of staff.
  • Work as part of the Planning team to deliver project requirements.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Have experience working in the following sectors: Commercial Development, Residential, Renewable Energy and Infrastructure.
  • Have excellent working knowledge of the Irish planning system, and the interaction of relevant planning and environmental legislation, both national and European. Candidates with relevant UK experience will also be considered for the role.
  • Have excellent report writing skills.
  • Good organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail while undertaking heavy workloads
  • Should thrive in a busy work environment.

The key responsibilities associated with the role will include:

  • Lead planner on planning projects of a medium and large scale
  • Leading on providing inputs on planning projects from inception to completion including interaction with project stakeholders, clients and other project team members;
  • Drafting and review of planning reports and documentation to a very high standard.
  • Project manage projects including budget, stakeholders, outputs and design team members.
  • Primary contact for client or client representatives to progress projects effectively;
  • Mentoring of Junior members of staff.
  • Undertaking background research, desk studies, field visits and preparing planning assessments, reports and project planning inputs;
  • Engaging with relevant authorities and stakeholders in planning projects;
  • Delivering fit for purpose project outputs within set deadlines;